Subject: health

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It's World Malaria Day. Let's remind ourselves of the facts.

Today is World Malaria Day. Our Staff Health Team in Oxfam House have put together an atrium display about the disease, both to raise awareness of its impact on the lives of people we work with and...

The daily struggle for water in Yemen

World leaders are meeting in London today to discuss the deepening humanitarian situation in Yemen.  Over half the population does not have access to clean water and Sana'a is predicted...

Team Tiger’s Treasure Hunt in Ethiopia

Oxfam is always looking at new ways to improve sanitation in its programmes and the Tiger Worm Toilet is just one novel method that is currently being trialled. With an estimated 2.6 billion people...

A startling infographic for World AIDS Day

Here's an infographic from the king of infographics, David McCandless, showing just what a difference treatment can make for people living with AIDS. 85% of people die without treatment - compared...

Pic of the week

Pic of the week

Children cross a makeshift bridge over open sewage in Doe community, Monrovia, Liberia. Here Oxfam is building communal latrines and tap stands and training on how to look after...

Yemen: A community's killing well

"We want water! need water! Water! Nothing else!" This was the urgent plea from the community in Al-Basaabias (sometimes known as Al-Madba), Yemen. I'd arrived to carry...

Put an end to risky malaria scheme, warns Oxfam

Affordable Medicines Facility for malaria is a dangerous distraction from effective public health measures. A scheme designed as a "silver bullet" to fight malaria could actually...

Top 10 Oxfam videos

Oxfam loves the movies. We've got more than 500 videos on our channel and together people like you have watched them nearly 4 million times! For this week's chart, prepare to make it 4 million...

Yemen: A wake up call to early marriage

Aisha, Wafa and Hafsa never imagined that their tragedies would signal a wake-up call for the residents of their small village in western Yemen. The two sisters Wafa and Aisha and their cousin Hafsa...

See for yourself: From Newport to Malawi

Abbie Viveash was chosen after a UK-wide search to visit Oxfam's projects in Malawi and see first-hand how money donated to Oxfam is spent, meet the local people, ask questions and report back...

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